The traditional flagship of Divan Group’s collection of fine hotels the Divan Istanbul was recently rebuilt to the designs of renowned architect Thierry Despont, acclaimed worldwide for his bold re-imagining of public spaces, such as the Getty Centre in Manhattan, and private ones, such as the home of Bill Gates. This first class hotel has been innovatively designed to give a beautiful and peaceful ambience and a sense of space throughout the hotel. Rooms are airy, comfortable and elegant, they feature all the modern fixtures for your convenience. There is a Spa, pool and fitness centre as well as a business centre. The Divan Istanbul is centrally located, just a stones throw away from Taksim Square, which is yet another reason to choose this hotel while visiting Istanbul.
There are 3 themed restaurants 2 bars and a patisserie. The Divan Lokanta restaurant, which is an Istanbul attraction in its own right, proudly upholds Divan’s decades-long tradition of fine dining featuring Mediterranean cuisine with a Turkish touch. It's copper leaf bar and glass sculptures shimmering golden red set the tone in an inviting and elegant atmosphere where countless vintage wines tower in illuminated racks over the bar staff as they expertly mix fine cocktails. The professional and friendly waiting staff stand ready to delight your palette with dazzling Mediterranean and Turkish gourmet cuisine. Maromi is a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar, smartly designed with inlaid glass handmade by master glass-blower Robert DuGrenier. It attracts a hip and diverse crowd of artists, professionals and socialites. The Divan Bar is a luxuriously invitingly bar, its warm décor has a fin de siècle atmosphere and features a mahogany bar well stocked with a wide variety of the finest domestic and imported wine. Its high ceilings and comfortably elegant furnishings are reminiscent of a club where one might expect to see Victorian gentlemen debating the events of the day. Or you can savour the expansive and eclectic range hors d'oeuvres, from the Turkish gourmet cheese plate all the way to New Orleans seafood stuffed po-boy sandwiches in the Divan Pub. This is a pub style restaurant, decorated with original artworks by the noted Turkish painter Necdet Kalay. It is a favourite place for Istanbulites as well as Divan Istanbul guests to meet for a casual dinner or a drink. Afternoon tea it served daily in the Lounge Bar.
Divan Istanbul’s famous patisserie is filled with superb chocolates, Turkish delights, exquisite cakes and cookies to be taken along with full-flavoured coffees and fine teas. This is Turkey’s leading gourmet patisserie and their Turkish Delight is on offer at some of the world’s finest emporia, including Galleries Lafayette and Harrods, so if you choose to stay at this beautiful hotel you must ensure you take a moment to savour their seductively delicious creations.
1 King-size or 2 single beds, Ventilation and central heating and cooling system, High-Speed, internet access, Laptop size electronic in-room safe with charging station, IP TV and IP telephone, Flat screen LCD television, Satellite TV and movie channels, Telephone in the bathroom, Hairdryer, Mini bar, Molton Brown luxury bath products, Pillow menu, iPod Docking Station, Converter, Tea and coffee setup upon request
•3 Themes Restaurant
•24 Hours Room Service
•Meetings and Events Venues
•Valet Parking Service
•Puri Spa (1800 m2) fitness centre, hamam, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, half Olympic-size indoor swimming pool, pilates studio, facial and body treatments